Susan Thompson

Woman Pleads Guilty in Confederate Flag Case in Florida

JACKSONVILLE, FL (AP) — A woman accused of placing a Confederate flag on a black co-worker’s desk has pleaded guilty to lying to a federal officer. U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley said Tuesday that 58-year-old Susan Thompson faces a possible five-year prison sentence. Prosecutors say Thompson, who is white, placed an image of the flag on the desk of a…